Senior Director, Financial Planning And Analysis R&D (NY Or San Diego)

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 days ago


The Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) will be a strategic thought-partner to the SVP of Research and Development and report to the Vice President of FP&A. The successful candidate will be a hands-on leader with US pharmaceutical and R&D experience and will lead in the following areas: financial analysis, business planning, decision support and budgeting.

The Sr Director, FP&A will play a critical role in partnering with the R&D leadership team in strategic decision making, resource allocation and financial operations as Intercept continues to enhance its programs capacity. This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.


To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process for the R&D organization; administer and

review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization's financial status.

  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all program segments and oversee the financials of key initiatives and projects.

  • Develop financial and non-financial key performance indicators and the appropriate reporting to assess financial and operational performance across the R&D organization.

  • Effectively communicate critical financial matters to the R&D Leadership and Program Management teams.

  • Manage the preparation of all management reports and align with global finance team to ensure timely and accurate consolidations.

  • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations, investment decisions and business development initiatives.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelors degree required, MBA (or CPA) highly desired.

  • 12+ years of overall professional experience; ideally 7+ years of broad financial and operations management experience.

  • Working knowledge of US pharmaceuticals market, R&D and clinical trials.

  • Ability to translate financial concepts to - and effectively collaborate with - colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.

  • Commitment to talent development to maximize individual and organization goals.

  • Successful track record in leading projects and driving results; priority setting, keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


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Senior Director, Financial Planning And Analysis R&D (NY Or San Diego)

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.